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Asian Honor and Suicide

Because of high emphasis on in-group belonging and affiliation with family and other social networks, dishonoring yourself places Japanese individuals at a risk of losing their place in society. "In this country, it is difficult to live without belonging to a group, and once you fall out there is hardly a chance to go back in," says a suicide-prevention expert. Read More

Slow Sucide

The Japanese people ARE comitting SLOW sucide.
Japan has the lowest birthrate in the world, and 40%
of the males have just given up on sex. They are
called "herb eaters."

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Sam Louie is a therapist with a private practice in Seattle specializing in multicultural issues and sexual addiction.
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